Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia during the Depression. Presented by Herb Shulman, manager of the Mayfair Theatre. Producer and director: Edwin Cooper. Photography: Fred Delavan. Advisory Director: Maurice L. Lieber. Supervisor: Herb Shulman. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Landscapes: Cultural
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the Fabulous Fifties and the Gateway Arch under construction. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
Traces the history of opium and how it has led to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to the United States and its toll on the streets of America. Includes methods of combatting the problem and interviews with addicts who discuss their compulsion for drugs. Narrator: Paul Newman. Directors: Charles E. Francis, William Templeton. Producer: Frank Kavanaugh. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Crime and criminals, Cities: U.S.
Mid-Fifties slices of life and landscape in Philadelphia and surrounding towns. With excellent color footage of downtown scenes, neighborhoods, the Mummers Parade, Levittown, factories in Camden, New Jersey, and many other subjects that can no longer be seen. Producer and Director: Cal Jones. Cinematographer: Ralph Lopatin. Writer and Narrator: Dick McCutchen. ( 17 reviews ) Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Northeast, Levittown, Pa.
Travelogue documentary distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and produced by the Van Beuren Corporation. Part of the World on Parade series. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Travelogues, Infrastructure: Water, Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges, Sustainability, Cities:...